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Tuesday 20th of October 2020

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The focus on the judiciary and judicial staff as the target group, as well as other legal practitioners and actors involved in the justice system, will ensure that the problem of juvenile radicalisation in detention is effectively addressed to stakeholders and decision-makers. This will be achieved through the formation and training of prison and detention centres’ staff, and through the training of judges, judicial professionals and policy-makers on the risks of radicalisation brought up by detention measures and on the positive outcomes of alternatives to detention, disengagement, deradicalisation and preventive approaches, which they will learn to develop, adapt and apply locally through this project.

In summary, this project aims at allowing judges, policymakers and legal practitioners to be trained and exchange views on effective intervention, management and sentencing practices regarding the prevention of radicalisation in detention, as well as the alternatives to detention and the development of effective de-radicalisation programmes for youngsters in EU Member States.


Co-Funded by the Justice Programme of the European Union

The website section for this project was funded by the European Union’s Justice Programme (2014-2020). The contents of it are the sole responsibility of the “The prevention of juvenile radicalisation: Promoting the use of alternatives to detention through judicial training” project partners, and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission.

  • International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO). Belgian Public Utility Foundation

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  • Head Office: Rue Armand Campenhout, nº 72 bte 10. 1050. Brussels. Belgium

    Phone: 00 32 262 988 90. Fax: 00 32 262 988 99. oijj@oijj.org

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